|HOMETOWN/HIGH SCHOOL (LAST SCHOOL)||Metairie, La./Brother Martin HS|
2010-11 (SENIOR): Named Mid-South Scholar-Athlete … Tallied 15-11 overall mark, including 11-5 at 165 … Finished seventh at NAIA National Championships, earning All-American honors for second straight year … Dropped only match at 184 in first contest of season before dropping to 174 for nine matches … Picked up major decision at Eastern Michigan Open … Earned three other victories in dual matches throughout the year … Moved to 165 for final 16 matches of season, winning first six, including all four at NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals … Claimed two victories at Mid-South Championships, finishing as runner-up … Won three matches at National Championships, including two over ranked opponents.
2009-10 (JUNIOR): Finished with 34-7 mark, ending season as national runner-up and ranked eighth … Never lost back-to-back matches … Went undefeated at King College Open, Menlo Duals, Menlo Invitational and Mid-South Conference Duals … Added three victories at Hokie Open … Won four times at Ohio Northern Invite, placing third … Picked up two wins at National Duals … Earned three victories at NAIA East National Qualifier.
2008-09 (SOPHOMORE): Accumulated 28-20 record, competing primarily at 157 … Finished second at King College Open with two wins … Concluded NAIA Eastern Regionals with fifth place finish … Won two matches at National Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-sport athlete at Brother Martin HS in New Orleans, La., competing in wrestling, cross country and tennis … Registered 164-17 career record for coach Joe Corso … Two-time state and district wrestling champion … Served as captain of wrestling and tennis teams … Finished second in district and third in state in tennis as senior.
PERSONAL: James John Casadaban … Son of Jim and Mary Kay Casadaban … Born September 14, 1988 … Majoring in Business … Father wrestled at LSU.